Dr. Rex Archer

Ready for the back-to-school rush? Don't forget immunizations


By Dr. Rex Archer, MD, MPH, Director of Health, City of Kansas City, Mo.

The three weeks before the start of school, my wife and I remember trying to fit everything in: last-minute vacations, clothes shopping, school supply shopping and trying to prepare my kids for the new school year. Luckily, we usually got everything done in time.

But, sometimes not everything is crossed off the list — because it might not even be on your list.